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    Weʼve raised £0 to to donate the the mental health charity MIND and area 43 in cardigan.

    Southampton, United Kingdom
    Closed on Sunday, 1st October 2017

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    I have struggled with my mental health since I was 16. I'm am now 32 and have the same issues now as I did then. Pills don't fix anything, counselling is expensive and impossible on the nhs. In my experience the support I received when times were at their darkest, were from family and grass roots projects and drop in centres. These types of support networks are underfunded and need help. In recent months I have damaged my ankle and the road to recovery has been long. I have lost my home and am now relying on family to help. The result to my mental health during this time has been negative to say the least.

    So here comes the idea. I have read many study's on the effects of exercise on your mental health, and given my personal need to rehabilitate my ankle. I propose a sponsored cycle from Southampton across Europe through France, Belgium and the Netherlands to raise awareness and money to donate to MIND and a small drop in centre in cardigan in wales called area 43 that helped me through rough times many years ago.



    • Christopher Pearce1 year ago
      Christopher Pearce

      Christopher Pearce

      1 year ago

      Dear Chris, We are happy to have read your story about your fundraising idea and we welcome your intention for Area 43 to receive funds from your efforts. I am so pleased that you have benefitted from our services in the past and that our support has enabled you to make a positive difference in your life. It’s also great that your brother is so supportive of your current situation and is helping you to plan this exciting venture, I’m sure it will be a very positive experience for you both. I would advise you to also contact MIND to inform them

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      Christopher Pearce

      Christopher Pearce

      Southampton, United Kingdom

      I have worked in care for ten years untill recently. I have 2 beautiful boys.

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